[mythtv] Mouse support for MythTV

Allan Stirling Dibblahmythml0015 at pendor.org
Tue Jul 31 08:31:15 UTC 2007

Anthony D'Alberto wrote:
> Hello,
> I use MythTV in my car (as well as at home) and have written quite a bit of 
> mouse handler code in the lower level MythTV libraries and for MythMusic, 
> MythDVD, and MythVideo.  How should I go about getting these additions added 
> to the current build tree?
> I started with the main dialog classes, and added to the widgets.  Then I 
> went into each plugin, and added handlers to the places I needed mouse 
> presses to work.  I use a touchscreen in the car, so I modified a theme to 
> be more friendly to in-car use and the touchscreen.  This code has been 
> working well for at least a year, and I think it is probably ready for use 
> for everyone.
> There are some things I would like to eventually get working Mainly:
> Popup keyboard does not popup when one clicks on a text box
> I've added a "back" button to most screens for navigation, need to add more
> Write more handlers for MythVideo and MythDVD.
> Please let me know how I should handle submitting this code.  I used the the 
> SVN release earlier this year, so I think I am close to being up to date.
> Thanks.
> Anthony D'Alberto

I am really interested in your patches, having a kitchen 
touchscreen gathering dust :)

I would be willing to bring them up to current SVN, if you 
haven't already completed this (assuming I can manage to do 
it, of course!)



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